JournalJerk Privacy Policy




This privacy policy governs your use of the website JournalJerk ("the Service"). The Service is a website that lets you maintain an online journal via email. You can download all your entries in various digital formats. There are financial penalties for not meeting a weekly journaling minimum, which is set by the user on signup.

What information does the Service obtain and how is it used?

User Provided Information

The Service obtains your email address on sign-up. The service also obtains all entries submitted to the service via email. We will never share this information with third parties.

When you register with us and use the Service, you generally provide your email address, (b) information you provide us when you contact us for help; (c) credit card information for all penalties incurred, and; (d) information you enter into our system when using the Service, such as your journal entries.

We may also use the information you provided us to contact your from time to time to provide you with important information, required notices and marketing promotions.

We do not store or even see your payment information. Your credit card info does not hit our servers. We use a PCI compliant payment service called Stripe, which allows us to charge your card via a secure token generated by Stripe.

Automatically Collected Information

Does the Service collect precise real time location information of the device?

This Application does not collect precise information about your location.

Do third parties see and/or have access to information obtained by the Service?

No.

We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information:

  • as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process;

  • when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request;

  • with our trusted services providers who work on our behalf, do not have an independent use of the information we disclose to them, and have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this privacy statement.

  • if JournalJerk is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of this information, as well as any choices you may have regarding this information.

What are my opt-out rights?

You can unsubscribe from the service at any time by emailing unsubscribe@journaljerk.com. If you wish to have your account and all associated information deleted permanently, email jerk@journaljerk.com with the account deletion request. This will delete all information associated with your account, including your email, payment history, and journal entries.

Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information

We will retain User Provided data for as long as you use the Service and for a reasonable time thereafter. We will retain Automatically Collected information for up to 24 months and thereafter may store it in aggregate. If you'd like us to delete User Provided Data that you have provided via the Service, please contact us at jerk@journaljerk.com and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be required in order for the Service to function properly.

Children

We do not use the Service to knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at jerk@journaljerk.com. We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.

Security

We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Application. Please be aware that, although we endeavor provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.

Changes

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will notify you of any changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy http://journaljerk.com/privacy.html and informing you via email. You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes, as continued use is deemed approval of all changes.

Your Consent

By using the Service, you are consenting to our processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. "dProcessing," means using cookies on a computer/hand held device or using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities will take place in the United States. If you reside outside the United States your information will be transferred, processed and stored there under United States privacy standards.

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Service, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at jerk@journaljerk.com.